Police investigate shooting at North Knoxville food mart

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Police are investigating after a a shooting reported near a North Knoxville food mart.

Officers were called to Rite Stop Food Mart and Deli, 441 Dutch Valley Drive, around 9:24 p.m. for a report of a shooting. Officers found a crime scene near the gas pumps, but no victim.

A short time later, a victim turned up at Tennova Physicians Regional Medical Center with at least one gunshot wound. The man’s injuries don’t appear life threatening.

Police say statements the victim gave at the hospital were not consistent with evidence at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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